About us

Everything we do
protects children today
and prevents abuse tomorrow

About us

Everything we do
protects children today
and prevents abuse tomorrow

We’re the UK’s leading children’s charity. For over 100 years, passionate and proactive people like you have helped us protect children and prevent abuse.

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What we do

From our campaigns to our services, we strive to make a difference in everything we do. We work with schools, provide support and advice for families and deliver therapeutic services. We undertake ground-breaking research, campaign for change, and run two free helplines providing support and advice: Childline (for children and young people) and Helpline (for adults seeking advice).

Between 2016 and 2021, we helped make 6.6 million children safer from abuse - but we won’t stop until we stop child abuse and neglect altogether. That’s why we need more people who share our ambition and values to join us.

“We work together – because we can’t stop child abuse alone. Everyone has a part to play in keeping children safe.”

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Our organisation

We’re dedicated to protecting children today to prevent abuse tomorrow. As the only UK children’s charity with statutory powers, we can take action to safeguard children at risk of abuse.

We employ around 1,700 people across eight directorates and rely on the support of about 7,000 volunteers, all based in offices and hubs across the whole of the UK.

Join us and together, we’ll create a place for positive change.

“Child protection in the UK
needs to be a national priority.”

Sir Peter Wanless, CEO NSPCC

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Career development and training

Joining us, you’ll be part of a supportive and nurturing network of people you’ll learn from every day.

We make sure all our employees have access to the resources and training needed to perform their roles to the best of their ability. We’ll provide access to learning and development opportunities to support your career aspirations and personal development goals.

Many of our people have progressed throughout our organisation and gained valuable skills and experience along the way. You can find out more about their experiences in our employee stories.

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Our promise to you

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. It’s because of you that we’re able to continue our work to protect children and prevent abuse.

We place great importance on creating a culture where everyone is recognised and valued for their contribution.

You’ll be made to feel welcome and fully supported from day one. No matter what your role is, you’ll see the impact of the work you do and feel rewarded for it every day.